Ms. Zulkoski received a bachelor's degree of science in Biochemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in 1999. After graduating, she continued working for MDS PharmaServices as a manager in the bioanalytical department where she had done data analysis and laboratory work as an undergraduate. In 2003 Ms. Zulkoski began coursework at UNL to receive a Masters of Secondary Teaching in science and a Nebraska teaching certificate. She began working for UN-L's Center for Biotechnology in 2004, under the direction of Dr. Michael Fromm where she developed and administrates the Molecular Biology for Secondary Classrooms (MBSC) program. MBSC serves more than 1,000 high school students in eastern Nebraska each year and is funded by Nebraska EPSCoR and the Center for Biotechnology. In September 2007, Nebraska EPSCoR presented the opportunity for Ms. Zulkoski to manage the program's outreach components. She is eager to enhance and expand the opportunities for Nebraska EPSCoR to positively impact Nebraska students, teachers and researchers.
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